(May 1966)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date:
1966-03-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Meteor Man! (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; The Meteor Man
Reprints:

The Meteor Man (Table of Contents: 1)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; Meteor Man [Professor Randolph Ormsby] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Doom Patrol join a prominent astronomer aboard a rocket to help study a meteor, but an accident turns the scientist into a being with meteor powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1

["I'm going right home to assemble this model!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?
Reprints:
  • from 11/62 titles

Part 2 The Blazing Behemoth (Table of Contents: 5)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; Meteor Man [Professor Randolph Ormsby] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Doom Patrol must defeat the Meteor Man.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Patrol Postscripts / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rudy Rankins, Harriet Deutsch, Jill Taussig, Cedric Joseph, Jack Williams, Michael Cretes, Alan Frugis (plus list of readers looking to buy & sell back issues).

No Home for a Robot (Table of Contents: 7)

Robotman Unchained / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Cliff Steele]; The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Randy Steele (Cliff's brother); Helen Steele (Randy's wife); Lieutenant Briar
Synopsis:
Wanted by the police, Robotman visits his brother Randy and his wife, only to find out that Randy is involved with crooks. Meanwhile Lieutenant Briar is assigned with capturing Robotman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continuing the early adventures of Robotman before he joined the Doom Patrol.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Meteor Man!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. The Meteor Man
    Doom Patrol
  3. 2. ["I'm going right home to assemble this model!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. Health Myths Debunked!
  6. 5. Part 2 The Blazing Behemoth
    Doom Patrol
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  8. 7. No Home for a Robot
    Robotman Unchained
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed